Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 110th Congress.

S. 1014 - Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

Elementary and secondary education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

S. 1014 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide parental choice for those students that attend schools that are in need of improvement and have been identified for restructuring.
Other Titles
  • Empowering Parents Through Choice Act
Sponsor
Lamar Alexander
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil rights
  • Communications
  • Compensatory education
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Education
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational tests
  • Elementary education
  • Federal aid to education
  • Language arts
  • Mathematics
  • Nondiscrimination provisions
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Private schools
  • Reading
  • Religion
  • Religious liberty
  • Scholarships
  • School choice
  • School districts
  • Science policy
  • Scientific education
  • Secondary education
  • Social services
  • Welfare
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/28/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/28/2007
3/28/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$174,482
$174,482
5.9 times as much
$1,032,526
$1,032,526
1 Organization Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Empowering Parents Through Choice Act

1 organization supported this bill

Center For Moral Clarity
(n.d.). Center for Moral Clarity; "Please support S. 1014, the Empowering Parents Through Choice Act". Retrieved n.d., from .

1 organization opposed this bill

National Association of Secondary School Principals
(n.d.). Principals' Legislative Action Center; "National Vouchers Program Threatens Public School Funding". Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supportedsort icon
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Mel MartinezRFL$46,644$18,500
John ThuneRSD$39,694$10,300
Sam BrownbackRKS$31,000$2,250
Tom CoburnROK$11,800$1,100
Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$6,750
David VitterRLA$10,150$1,050
Richard BurrRNC$6,694$8,450
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,900$20,500
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,100$4,330
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,650$17,850
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$700
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$3,800
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$700
Norm ColemanRMN$1,000$16,800
John EnsignRNV$100$4,900
Jon KylRAZ$100$27,200
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,200
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$8,050
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$21,557
Barack ObamaDIL$0$35,070
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$10,050
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,576
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,100
Bernie SandersIVT$0$5,200
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$4,100
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$2,000
Bob BennettRUT$0$250
Bob CaseyDPA$0$31,730
Bob CorkerRTN$0$18,150
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,250
Byron DorganDND$0$750
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Chris DoddDCT$0$6,750
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$4,250
Chuck HagelRNE$0$250
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$20,750
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$11,400
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$19,368
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$6,000
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,500
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$15,800
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$9,600
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,200
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$2,500
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$8,450
George VoinovichROH$0$3,750
Gordon SmithROR$0$8,850
Harry ReidDNV$0$10,250
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$107,047
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$600
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$4,834
Jim BunningRKY$0$4,300
Jim WebbDVA$0$17,350
Joe BidenDDE$0$21,100
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,150
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,300
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,800
John CornynRTX$0$18,450
John F. KerryDMA$0$10,700
John McCainRAZ$0$500
John SununuRNH$0$1,500
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,240
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,358
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$8,950
Ken SalazarDCO$0$19,315
Larry CraigRID$0$1,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$2,400
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,650
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,910
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,866
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$750
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,250
Patty MurrayDWA$0$13,800
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$1,700
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,700
Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,450
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,100
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$35,450
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,400
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$25,250
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$3,000
Ted KennedyDMA$0$13,750
Ted StevensRAK$0$2,400
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$4,775
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Tom HarkinDIA$0$8,900
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$6,500
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$8,050
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$0$6,866
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$4,100
Bob BennettRUT$0$250
Joe BidenDDE$0$21,100
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$4,834
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$4,250
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,576
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$25,250
Sam BrownbackRKS$31,000$2,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$4,300
Richard BurrRNC$6,694$8,450
Robert ByrdDWV$0$1,450
Maria CantwellDWA$0$11,650
Ben CardinDMD$0$8,100
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$0$31,730
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,900$20,500
Hillary ClintonDNY$0$107,047
Tom CoburnROK$11,800$1,100
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Norm ColemanRMN$1,000$16,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$3,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$8,450
Bob CorkerRTN$0$18,150
John CornynRTX$0$18,450
Larry CraigRID$0$1,000
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$11,400$6,750
Chris DoddDCT$0$6,750
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$4,100$4,330
Pete DomeniciRNM$0$1,700
Byron DorganDND$0$750
Dick DurbinDIL$0$7,850
John EnsignRNV$100$4,900
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$0$35,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$9,600
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$700
Chuck GrassleyRIA$1,000$700
Judd GreggRNH$0$0
Chuck HagelRNE$0$250
Tom HarkinDIA$0$8,900
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$750
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$8,950
Jim InhofeROK$1,500$3,800
Dan InouyeDHI$0$6,000
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$22,240
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$4,775
Ted KennedyDMA$0$13,750
John F. KerryDMA$0$10,700
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$11,200
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$100$27,200
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,910
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$2,500
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$2,250
Carl LevinDMI$0$6,550
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,150
Blanche LincolnDAR$0$2,000
Chester Trent LottRMS$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000
Mel MartinezRFL$46,644$18,500
John McCainRAZ$0$500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$11,400
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$2,650$17,850
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$99,250
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$10,050
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$2,400
Patty MurrayDWA$0$13,800
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,200
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$19,368
Barack ObamaDIL$0$35,070
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$250
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,300
Harry ReidDNV$0$10,250
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$4,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$11,800
Ken SalazarDCO$0$19,315
Bernie SandersIVT$0$5,200
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$20,750
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$600
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$12,700
Gordon SmithROR$0$8,850
Olympia J. SnoweRME$0$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$21,557
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$15,800
Ted StevensRAK$0$2,400
John SununuRNH$0$1,500
Jon TesterDMT$0$12,358
Craig ThomasRWY$0$0
John ThuneRSD$39,694$10,300
David VitterRLA$10,150$1,050
George VoinovichROH$0$3,750
John WarnerRVA$0$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$17,350
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$11,400
Ron WydenDOR$0$9,100

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Christian Conservative$174,482

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Public school teachers, administrators & officials$1,032,526
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